Great food and more in Northallerton
Around 16 miles south of Darlington, Northallerton is a market town in North Yorkshire which is thought to date back to Roman times, when a settlement is thought to have existed in the area. Nowadays the town is a regarded as a bustling location in the heart of Herriot Country, with its impressive high street boasting both the incredible Lewis & Cooper food store and the famous traditional tearooms of Bettys.
Incredible history in the local area
Whatever your reason for visiting Northallerton, be sure to make time to explore some of the incredible attractions that the Nearby North Yorkshire Moors have to offer. The area is home to some incredible historical locations and the architecture of Mount Grace Priory, one of the best preserved Carthusian monasteries in Britain, and the Cistercian abbey at Rievaulx is simply not to be missed.
Take a trip on a heritage railway
Train enthusiasts will be in their element in the region, with the Wensleydale Railway offering a journey through the beautiful landscapes of Herriot Country. Alternatively, the North York Moors Railway is a volunteer-led service which also offers meals on its fantastic Pullman Dining Train. Looking for accommodation in Northallerton? Both the Travelodge Scotch Corner A1 Southbound Hotel and Travelodge Scotch Corner Skeeby Hotel offer fantastic rooms at a low rate.